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4 Ways to Squeeze in OHE During a Busy Day
By Melia Lewis, RDH, BSDH on November 4, 2019

When a hygiene day gets busy and time gets short, some things have to give … and usually the first thing to go is oral hygiene education, or OHE.But, in reality, OHE is one of the most...

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Simple Tips for a Smooth Hygiene Appointment
By Melia Lewis, RDH, BSDH on October 18, 2019

We’ve all had tricky days in the dental office. Looking for simple tricks to help your day go a bit better and keep your schedule on track (well, at least as much as you can)? Here are a...

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Career, Advice

5 Things I Wish I Knew Earlier in My Hygiene Career
By Jamie Collins, RDH on August 12, 2019

You never know what you don’t know … until you do. Twenty years ago, I started my young and fresh-faced career thinking that everything was about the patient, no. matter. what. But I’ve...

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Conversation Starters for Patients Who Won't Open Up
By Melia Lewis, RDH, BSDH on August 2, 2019

We’ve all been there. A patient slumps down in your chair, head down in their phone. One-word answers to your questions. Eye contact? Forget it. When you mention they’re due for...

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Tips for Nailing Your RDH Job Interview
By Melia Lewis, RDH, BSDH on June 17, 2019

You made it through some of the trickiest two years of your life: dental hygiene school. Congratulations! 🎉We know literally blood, sweat, and tears went into your degree, and you’ve...

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Mind, Body, Soul Series Part 3: What's Your Meditation Method?
By BrownGirl, RDH™️ on June 14, 2019

Have you ever sat down to think about what really, truly brings you joy? This three-part series dives deep into key areas - mind, body and soul - that can help you tap into your...

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Mind, Body, Soul Series Part 2: Outlive Your Career by Investing in YOU
By BrownGirl, RDH™️ on June 12, 2019

Is clinical work taking a toll on your body? This three-part series dives deep into key areas - mind, body and soul - that can help you tap into your potential and enjoy a long,...

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Mind, Body, Soul Series Part 1: Changing Your Perception
By BrownGirl, RDH™️ on June 10, 2019

Do you have a stressful or peaceful career? This three-part series dives deep into key areas - mind, body and soul - that can help you tap into your potential and enjoy a rewarding,...

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